This is a picture of CDC’s laboratory test kit for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). CDC tests are provided to U.S. state and local public health laboratories, Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and select international laboratories. Photo courtesy of CDC.

After decreasing over the weekend, the number of Marylanders currently hospitalized due to coronavirus remains at 407, the same amount recorded on Sunday.

Of those 407 hospitalized COVID-19 patients, 304 are in acute care and 103 are in intensive care.

The number of acute care patients declined by four while the number of intensive care patients rose by four, marking no change in the total number of Marylanders currently hospitalized with coronavirus.

Maryland’s coronavirus-related hospitalizations remained at 455 on Thursday and Friday, declined to 441 on Saturday, fell to 407 on Sunday, and has held steady at 407 today.

Since the pandemic began, Maryland has hospitalized a total of 14,007 people with COVID-19.

At least 104,669 Marylanders have tested positive for COVID-19, while 1,142,924 have tested negative as of Monday morning, according to the Maryland Department of Health’s COVID-19 Case Map Dashboard.

The state’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases rose by 567, an increase of about 0.5 percent.

Maryland has completed 1,794,703 coronavirus tests to date, with 22,047 test results reported in the past 24 hours.

Over the last seven days, an average of 3.27 percent of the state’s COVID-19 tests have come back positive.

The seven-day average rate of positive tests on Sunday was 3.74 percent for Marylanders younger than 35 and 2.96 percent for Marylanders older than 35.

A total of 3,554 Marylanders have died from COVID-19, with two additional deaths reported since Sunday. There are also 140 deaths suspected to be related to coronavirus.

As of 10 a.m. Monday, there have been 25,537 confirmed cases in Prince George’s County; 19,540 in Montgomery County; 14,788 in Baltimore County; 14,072 in Baltimore City; 8,011 in Anne Arundel County; 4,249 in Howard County; 3,371 in Frederick County; 2,337 in Harford County; 2,278 in Charles County; 1,651 in Carroll County; 1,473 in Wicomico County; 1,237 in Washington County; 1,084 in St. Mary’s County; 765 in Cecil County; 764 in Calvert County; 762 in Worcester County; 517 in Queen Anne’s County; 479 in Caroline County; 452 in Talbot County; 430 in Dorchester County; 381 Allegany County; 254 in Kent County; 176 in Somerset County; and 61 in Garrett County, according to the dashboard.

Of Maryland’s confirmed cases, 3,788 have been people age 9 or younger; 7,274 have been people ages 10-19; 18,736 have been people ages 20-29; 19,563 have been people ages 30-39; 17,377 have been people ages 40-49; 15,485 have been people ages 50-59; 10,563 have been people ages 60-69; 6,439 have been people ages 70-79; and 5,444 have been people age 80 or older.

Maryland has identified 55,286 of the confirmed COVID-19 patients as female and 49,383 as male.

Of the Marylanders who have tested positive for COVID-19, 33,503 have been Black, 25,343 have been Hispanic, 23,500 have been white, 1,928 have been Asian, 4,590 have been another race, and data is not available for the remaining 15,805.

Nationwide, there have been at least 5,705,455 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, including at least 176,816 deaths and 1,997,761 recoveries. More than 72.1 million people in the U.S. have been tested for COVID-19 as of 10 a.m. Monday, according to a real-time dashboard created by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering.

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Marcus Dieterle

Marcus Dieterle is the managing editor of Baltimore Fishbowl. He returned to Baltimore in 2020 after working as the deputy editor of the Cecil Whig newspaper in Elkton, Md. He can be reached at